Affordable places to go this summer


Over summer vacation, there are many affordable places to visit such as Skyzone.

Richard Mendiola

With the stress of school over, summer is the ideal time for relaxing and hanging out with friends. From laser tag to Japanese gardens, fight summer boredom with this list of entertaining places to explore.

Sky Zone Trampoline Park: 7741 Hayvenhurst Ave Van Nuys, CA 91406

Sky Zone is an indoor trampoline park that features various activities such as trampoline dodgeball, dunking and a foam pit. The prices range from $11 to $26.

Japanese Garden: 6100 Woodley Ave Van Nuys, CA 91406

The Japanese Garden is a beautiful garden next to Balboa Park, an ideal place to spend time with friends and family. Admission rates are $5 for adults and $3 for children.

Sherman Oaks Castle Park: 4989 Sepulveda Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

The Sherman Oaks Castle Park is a mini- golf venue that features a batting cage, an arcade and food. The admission fee is $6.

Ultrazone Laser Tag: 14622 Ventura Blvd #208, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Ultrazone is a laser tag arena that is also an arcade. The cost for laser tag depends on the amount of rounds you play, a single round costing $10 per person.

Winnetka Bowl: 20122 Vanowen St, Winnetka, CA 91306

Winnetka Bowl is a bowling alley with a restaurant, billards and an arcade. Prices range depending on the game or how long you play it.

Northridge Skateland: 18140 Parthenia St, Northridge, CA 91325

A roller-skating rink that features an arcade and a pizza place. The cost of skate rentals varies from $5 to $6.